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Old 09-25-2009, 09:42 PM   #81
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Nice thanks. Are those sportmax wheels??
yup, xxr 513s. i had just melted the pinstripe off the fronts
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yup, xxr 513s. i had just melted the pinstripe off the fronts
they look ******* sweet!! I thought about getting a set, but some comments on their performance held me up. How do they perform??
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Old 09-25-2009, 09:57 PM   #83
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I haven't broken them.... and as per Savington's benchmarks (teehee) I run below spec miata times.

Would lighter be nicer? probably... but 390 shipped to my door new for track wheels.... uh... I can't say no to that.
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So are the gaps on the edges of the lip large enough to draw sufficient air in to cool the brakes with some ducting?
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Old 09-25-2009, 10:12 PM   #85
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So are the gaps on the edges of the lip large enough to draw sufficient air in to cool the brakes with some ducting?
I would believe so. I'll be running my ducting from them for next season.
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Old 09-26-2009, 01:38 AM   #86
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Dam that is pretty much exacly what I am looking to do with it The lip with the splitter that is.
Bob
Word, exactly what I was thinking too. It is perfect for a splitter. Thanks for testing it for us Splitime. Great job on the scrounged hardware low budget splitter too
So I have a crapload of the thin coroplast, but I was talking with Emilio the other day about the heavier duty version of it. I am thinking that is what you used from the looks of it. Where did you get it? My splitter for the NB is finished but now I need to build one for the NA.
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Old 09-30-2009, 03:24 PM   #87
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Got the splitter in yesterday. The material seems drastically more durable than what was on the two exploded GV lips I had. Feels as though it is the same stiffness and toughness level as the OEM lip, a bit more flexable than the GV.

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My GV lip shattered into pieces on the freeway after receiving it for about a month, when I ran into a small piece of truck tire on the freeway at 60mph. Saw the pricing and quality on the TougeRun Lip and never going back to GV Lip.

TR=Flex > GV = Brittle plastic
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Wish I saw this post before I bought the discounted GV lip. Count down to Exploding lip t-100days
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tried to contact these guys and got no reply. are they still operating?
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Yes, they are still in business.
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They dont have a phone number do they?
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Old 11-03-2009, 12:29 PM   #93
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Oh, another small update on mine. I managed to bottom the splitter/lip out on a railroad crossing. Bent my splitter supports, ripped lip off bumper (the side to self tap screws, 2 on each far side)... and lip is still in perfect shape.
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Oh, another small update on mine. I managed to bottom the splitter/lip out on a railroad crossing. Bent my splitter supports, ripped lip off bumper (the side to self tap screws, 2 on each far side)... and lip is still in perfect shape.
Wow, any damage other than the bending?
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would it be possible for another group buy?
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very interested in the lip
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What kind of splitters are you guys running with the GV/TR lips?
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so how would i be able to start something like a group buy ?>
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Contact tougerun and pitch it to them
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What kind of splitters are you guys running with the GV/TR lips?
TR lip:



GV lip is busted and on a shelf in my parent's garage.
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